Black Lagoon

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4.8
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  • 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Hard boiled mercenary tale
    The drawing is pretty good, and it has the style used by quite a few series in the late 90's early 2000's. An ordinary business man falls in with a group of modern day pirates/smugglers and adventures ensue. Significant violence.
    This is an interesting show. While some of the characters are a bit cliched to a degree, it's not so bad as to ruin the viewing experience. For those familiar with the ...
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    Not for the faint of heart
    This show is one of those diamond in the rough shows that judging by the cover you wouldn't know how to feel about. Let me save you the trouble. IT IS AWESOME. Seriously though the topics and themes depicted in the show are no laughing matter such as poverty, violence,corruption, etc. However the characters in the show really express the depravity of people in a way that actually makes them ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Guns, Action, and More Guns, Must Watch
    I'm so glad CR got this! It's got a great action packed story that never really slows down. The gun fights and especially chase scenes are very well done. The characters can seem kind of cliche, but in the best way. Revy is one of my all time favorite characters, with the whole thing taking itself very seriously. Definitely a must watch!
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    For Those into Something More on the Dark Side
    I've heard of this show way back but since I was younger I never got to watch it. Here I am as a legal adult, and it's a good thing I waited because the content in this is not for those looking for butterflies and rainbows. The females in this show are tougher than nails, everybody has a gun to their side and a dark past behind their backs, ex-warlords, revolutionaries, gangsters, and outcasts of ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Mercenary End-of-Millennium Escape Story
    Black Lagoon is a 90s-00s story that embraces a kind of violent escape fantasy from the values of a secure petite-bourgeois lifestyle (as one antagonist puts it). It follows the Salaryman 'Rock' who is both kidnapped and rescued by a gang of criminal troubleshooters based out of a Southeast Asian fictional den of vice and villainy called Roanapur.

    The structure tends towards contained chapters ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    This One Is A Rare Jewel
    Black Lagoon is one of the most well written pieces of fiction I have ever encountered. Yes it is an action packed thrill ride, but at the same time it takes the viewer into a space where one has to consider like "What is good and moral?" and "How our environments determine who we are as individuals?" I have watched the series twice all the way through, both the Dub and the Sub. This is one of ...
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  • Best action anime: mature, dark, violent, entertaining
    Black Lagoon is one of the best action anime I've ever seen. But it is also one of the most violent, so make sure you're okay with that before you start. The show follows a group of mercenaries as they roam the criminal underworld of Southeast Asia. It explores a lot of dark situations and mature subject matter. The main character Revy is hands down the most badass female protagonist in anime, no ...
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  • Guns, Girls and good times
    Man this is one fun anime with very strong female lead characters from Remy the kick-butt merc to the most terminator maid I ever seen in my life. There is absolutely no shortage of action in this series with anyone at anytime capable of taking a bullet. This is mercenary anime done right, down and dirty where even the nuns are packing heat.
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  • A Jewel for a Dark Themed Anime!!
    Black Lagoon is original in every aspect in a dark anime that I've encountered so far! The voice acting is great, the animation is clean, characters are likable and has a really dope story. I love the idea of a mercenary anime filled with underworld crime such Guns, Drugs, Smuggling illegal goods, More Guns and an Action-Packed Thrill Ride with a Dark Tone! I highly recommend, give this show a ...
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  • Awesome! but watch it in English.
    i love this series, it's absolutely fantastic, but to be honest, the English dubbed version of the show is superior to the Japanese version in every way, it also helps that the characters in the show are supposed to be speaking English most of the time. outside of the Japan arc where Rock has to act as an interpreter and is supposed to be speaking both English and Japanese in the same scene, it ...
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